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Want to create a neat opening animation for your iWeb site? With Keynote '09, you can create a snazzy QuickTime intro for your own site.
Learn how to use Facebook Chat within iChat
An easy way to resize images and their frames in InDesign.
With some simple tools, you can pull the musical content off your favorite DVDs to listen to on your iPod or in iTunes.
Old, unneeded files do more than just waste space. They can also slow down searches, backups, and other basic chores; sometimes, they cause crashes. Joe Kissell explains how to clean out the cruft.
iMovie offers several pre-made designs for titles that overlap your video. All you have to do is select the title and edit its text to get a slick effect. But you can do a lot more to change the appearance of the text, from quickly applying different fonts and colors to tweaking the typography. Jeff Carlson walks us through it.
Re-enable a few missing entries from the Services section of the contextual menu in Snow Leopard.
Learn how to consolidate only selected music and media in iTunes 9.
Learn how to rotate the "avatar" images used to represent a user in programs such as iChat and Address Book.
Sure, you can tint photos in Photoshop. But with InDesign you have the freedom to tint, adjust, and retint as often as you like, with only one linked image file to manage.
This week's iTunes 9.0.3 update means that the application no longer ignores the "Remember password for purchases" setting. That's great, but Ted Landau wishes Apple would have come clean about the bug more quickly.
Learn one way to possibly improve iPhoto's launch time if you find that yours is taking forever to launch.
Learn how to use layers in your favorite image editor to improve your photos and add sophisticated effects.
Want to avoid becoming the victim of a phishing scam? Your first line of defense is usually a little common sense, Ted Landau writes.
Learn how to improve the way you navigate through the history of commands that Terminal creates as you use it.